Court remands man for allegedly defiling 4-year-old daughter

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, , on Tuesday ordered that a 47--old , Obed Chukwumezie, allegedly defiled his four--old daughter, remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre.

The police charged Chukwumezie with defilement.

Chief Olufunke -Amzat, gave the order, pending when the case would filed at the Ikeja Special and Sexual Offences Court.

-Amzat adjourned the case until April 6.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, ASP Benson Emuerhi, told the court defendant committed the offence on Nov. 22, 2019 at 403 road; House 43, Festac Town .

He alleged defendant defiled his daughter.

Emuerhi said offence contravened the provisions of Section 261 of the Criminal Law of , 2015.

After listening to the charge against him, the defendant pleaded not guilty.(NAN)

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